They stop in Mexico Rodrigo Granda, Exlíder de las Farc

Exlíder of the Extinct Farc Rodrigo Granda was arrested on Tuesday upon arrival in Mexico City, as confirmed to Efe Official Source. Granda, who had the name

They stop in Mexico Rodrigo Granda, Exlíder de las Farc

Exlíder of the Extinct Farc Rodrigo Granda was arrested on Tuesday upon arrival in Mexico City, as confirmed to Efe Official Source.

Granda, who had the name of Ricardo Téllez as aliases when he was a guerrilla and was known as the "Chancellor" of the FARC during his time as a guerrilla member, would have been arrested upon arrival at Mexico City International Airport.

Granda traveled to Mexico invited by the Labor Party (PT) to attend the International Seminar "The Parties and a New Society" to be held on October 21, 22 and 23 and the one who went as Representative of the Common Party of Colombia along with Rodrigo Londoño.

"One of the topics to be discussed (at the seminar) is the peace process in Colombia, the Party appointed a delegation in which I am included and also Granda, we did all the paperwork before the JEP - Special Jurisdiction of Paz- as Assocative and We were given the permits, "Londoño said in a video published from Mexico on his Twitter account.

"Today we arrived in Mexico City at 12 o'clock on the day and this is time, 20.15 hours (01.15 GMT on Wednesday), in which Rodrigo Granda has not been able to enter Mexico City, I really do not know what happened, I do not want to presume things, nor speculate, call the international community to be pending the safety and state of Rodrigo Granda, "added Londoño.

Senator Carlos Antonio Lozada, of the Common Party, he notified this Tuesday through a message on Twitter that Granda, 72, had been arrested in Mexico.

"Urgent, they stopped Rodrigo Granda in Mexico, although he left the country with JEP's authorization inform us that Government of @IVanduque asked Interpol Actar Red Circular while flying towards Mexico, in clear violation of the peace agreement that they want to trind "Lozada wrote.

JEP is a court created to judge crimes committed during the war in Colombia and that was born from the historic peace agreement signed in 2016 between Government of Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC Guerrillas ended an armed conflict of half a century.

Meanwhile, the match, also on Twitter, said that they expected a pronouncement of the government Ivan Duke about why the red circular against Granda "was reactivated while flying to Mexico, with authorization @jep_colombia, to attend an international seminar."

Granda left Colombia without problems, but upon arrival in Mexico he was arrested after activating an Interpol's red card against him.

According to Interpol, a red notification is a request to force forces around the world to locate and provisionally stop a person pending extradition, similar delivery or action.

Updated Date: 20 October 2021, 09:03

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